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Tug Strike Could Affect Royal Navy’s Operations

[Translate] Tug Strike Could Affect Royal Navy’s Operations The Queen Elizabeth enters Portsmouth (Royal Navy) By MarEx 2017-10-04 13:49:51 The brand new Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth may face temporary difficulties arriving and departing from her homeport of Portsmouth, … Continue reading

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Private security guards from G4S and Serco could ‘be handed power to make arrests’

[Translate] you’re nicked Private security guards from G4S and Serco could ‘be handed power to make arrests’ Employees of security giants like G4S or Serco would be able to detain people for failing to pay court fines or breaching community … Continue reading

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Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal

[Translate] Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal By William J Richardson– 30th September 2017 One of the trade offs in modern society is that we potentially allow ourselves … Continue reading

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G4S employee given two-year sentence for bomb threat

[Translate] G4S employee given two-year sentence for bomb threat Daniel Garland jailed for blackmail after sending letter threatening to blow up G4S vans and demanding £1m Daniel Garland read out a letter via videolink apologising to former colleagues and the … Continue reading

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Immigration detainee allegedly choked by G4S guard demands public inquiry

[Translate] Immigration detainee allegedly choked by G4S guard demands public inquiry Man filmed by undercover BBC Panorama reporter at Brook House near Gatwick launches legal action against Home Office Brook House immigration removal centre near Gatwick is operated by G4S … Continue reading

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Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed

[Translate] Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed G4S faces further investigation over its management of Brook House, near Gatwick Airport Lizzie Dearden Home Affairs Correspondent @lizziedearden Brook House Immigration Removal Centre, next to Gatwick … Continue reading

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Home Office launches inquiry into G4S finances

[Translate] Home Office launches inquiry into G4S finances 19 September 2017 Image caption Brook House is operated privately by G4S on behalf of the Home Office Claims that G4S gave inaccurate financial information about the running of two immigration centres … Continue reading

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G4S employee ‘throttles vulnerable detainee at immigration centre when he self harms’

[Translate] G4S employee ‘throttles vulnerable detainee at immigration centre when he self harms’ Footage recorded undercover at the G4S run Brook House in Sussex, allegedly shows a man being physically restrained and threatened after he put a battery in his … Continue reading

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Ex-Brook House Detainee Opens Up about Horrors Witnessed At Immigrant Removal Center

[Translate] Ex-Brook House Detainee Opens Up about Horrors Witnessed At Immigrant Removal Center By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 On 09/06/17 AT 6:54 AM After a BBC Panorama program exposed how brutally detained immigrants at the Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) … Continue reading

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What is G4S, who owns the security firm and what scandals has the company been involved in?

[Translate] G 4 MESS What is G4S, who owns the security firm and what scandals has the company been involved in? The company is facing a crisis over a prison and an immigration centre after failing to meet contract targets … Continue reading

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